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Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
Duluth loses ground in NCHC title race, tying Tigers 2-2
Anita "Neen" R. Lilliquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
Angela Jean Gross
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
January 1, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here's some advice for Democrats
With the new year about to start, one must admit to some surprise concerning the Democratic National Committee. You would think that they would be looking for new faces, new ideas and new approaches in politics. (Let's face it. Some fine DFL leaders took a shellacking this time around...
January 1, 2017 - 7:24am
December 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Roof belongs in prison, not in a casket
I appreciated the challenging column recently written by John Micek entitled, "Is it Christian to root for Roof's death?" Micek was writing in...
December 30, 2016 - 6:06am
December 28, 2016
Letter to the editor: Let's hold government accountable
This election proved to me that voters want government to go in a different direction and have less involvement in people's lives. The example I use is many of the politicians that supported mandatory boat inspections lost their races in the Bemidji area. It may not be the main reason...
December 28, 2016 - 9:39am
December 14, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Park Place project shows that Bemidji cares
I wrote this letter over a year ago following the death of David Williams in October of 2015 but never sent it. I have decided now is the time....
December 14, 2016 - 7:03am
December 10, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
I would like to respond to the article in Tuesday's Pioneer about the Miss United States Pageant. As the local director for the Miss Bemidji...
December 10, 2016 - 8:55am
December 8, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
Late last February something special happened at the Republican caucus meeting held at Bemidji High School. More than 1,000 people attended....
December 8, 2016 - 8:45am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
I am disgusted, sad and fearful about the turn this country is taking. I’m afraid for the rights of our people. The top 1 percent is running...
December 8, 2016 - 8:30am
December 7, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
What is the biggest threat to our democracy? Could it be our political parties and special interest groups? Watching last month’s election...
December 7, 2016 - 10:51am
December 6, 2016
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
It’s always good to end the season on a win. And the Bemidji State University football team did just that Saturday. And now they are bowl champions. BSU topped the Washburn University Ichabods 36-23 to win the Mineral Water Bowl title on Saturday in Excelsior, Mo., for the school’s...
December 6, 2016 - 10:22am
December 4, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
I write this letter that is short on politics and long on concern for people. Last week I made a trip to see for myself what is going on at the...
December 4, 2016 - 10:02am
December 2, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
I have been following the Dakota Access Pipeline issue for a while. The issues associated with this phenomenon are as complex as the sacredness...
December 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
My name is Sierra Rose Sypult. I am 14 and in ninth grade at Bemidji High School. I am writing you to let your readers know as a surprise to the Red Lake police dogs, I am fundraising to get them bullet- and stab-proof vests. The Red Lake Police Department has two police dogs that...
December 2, 2016 - 6:15am
December 1, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
After watching the annual Night We Light Parade, I started thinking how lucky we are in the Bemidji area to have the Bemidji Jaycees. Many of...
December 1, 2016 - 6:00am
November 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
I have followed the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy in western North Dakota for several months. At some brief, early point it may have been...
November 30, 2016 - 5:00am
November 25, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
I am a graduate of Bemidji State University (B.S. degree 1964, M.S. degree 1967). I played football, ran track and played one year of baseball. I have continued to be a Beaver over the years, serving on committees, helping with fundraising and donating money. I have been a head football...
November 25, 2016 - 5:49am